Copyright vision :copyright jails

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This article, published in ON LINE Opinion on 26 October 2006, discusses the broad ranging amendments to the Copyright Act which (in part) implement obligations under the Australia-US Free Trade Agreement (AUSFTA) which were introduced into parliament on October 19, 2006. It covers issues relating to the criminalisation of copyright infringement, user rights and liabilities, and Technological Protection Measures (TPMs).

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Copyright 2006 Brian F. Fitzgerald. Accepted version. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons License. See: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/2.0/ (Use hypertext link above for more information)